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GATEWAY TO CENTRAL CAROLINA. TWENTIETH YEAR Europe May Force Debt Issue n • IT» . » , * * . * ***** *********** Britain To Make Ten Percent “Token” Payment On Debt Here ROOSEVELT WILLING TO ACCEPT PAYMENT FOR HIMSELF ALONE But President Will Not Pledge Acceptance By Congress of Any Such Arrangement NO CONCLUSION YET HAS BEEN REACHED Informal Conversations Con tinuing, Acting Secretary Phillips Says; British Am bassador Calls at State De partment; Other Envoys Also Callers London, June 13—(AP)—Great Bri ta n has decided to make a ten per cent “token” payment of the $75,950,- 000 war debt installment due Thurs day, upon President Roosevelt’s as surance that he will accept for him self alone, although he cannot pledge Ihe acceptance of Congress, it was learned tonight on high authority. NO FINAI. CONCLUSION ON WAR DEBTS REACHED Washington, June 13. —(AP)— In dicating that no final conclusion on war debts had been reached with Great Britain was seen today in the announcement by Acting Secretary Fhillips that the informal conversa tions aie continuing. Earlier, Phillips had received Sir Ronald Lindsay, the British ambas sador, with indications that the dip lomat brought a new but informal proposal. Later Ambassador May of Belgium and Minister Davila of Roumania called at the department seeking in formation as. to the progress of the Anglo-Amer.can negotiations. Fried on Charges Os Extortion Move Upon J. F. Cannon Atlanta. June 13 (AP) —Odell C. Boyles former parachute rigger, went on trial in Unitod States district court today charged with sending letters ito Jof-eph F. Cannon, wealthy North Carolina textile manufacturer, threat ening to kidnap his son and grand daughter unless he paid between sl2- CKX) and $20,000 « The indictmert charged Boyles v. rcte the letters threatening to kid nap Joseph F. Cannon, Jr., and Anne Cannon Reynolds, bis three-year-old granddughter. f Boyles was arrested in Gaa, last January by Federal officers after they worked o nthe case for several months. He has remained in jail since. • ' j ’ f A L'jJl l Guards Put At Capitol In Atlanta Threats To Blow Up Building Following Conviction of Negro Communist Atlanta. Ga < June 13 (AP) — Two Nath Mai Guardsmen were on duty in the State Capi tal today following the receipt of threats to blow up the building be muse of a prison sentence given Angelo Herndon, Negro Gommun- Ut of Cincinnati. Tom Binder, executive secret t“*.v to Governor Talmadge, said numerous threats had been receiv ed in connection with the con ation f the Negro o«i charges of attempting to incite Insurrection * ,v distributing commiMistic litera ture. The guards are doing 24 hours •tinri duty t working in three 11 hilts, with two men to each shift. Miry are equipped with side arms : 'ti<i automatic rifles, but are not in uniforms. Hntxirrsmt Batly Btsjratrfy SERVICE «Jir THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Bad Weather On Mattern’s Route Nome, Alaska, June 13 (AP)—A dropping barometer heralded a coming storm here today as Nom ites watched the western skies for a glimpse of Jimmy Matte li, globe-girdling Texas aviator. Foggy weather and lower tern*, peratures over the ice-choked Ber ing Sea was believed to have a straight course between Khaba caused mattern to detour from rovsk, Siberia, and Nome. An un easiness was felt when the aviator failed t»o arrive % schedule. NEW YORK MURDER MOB GETS 3 IRE Bodies Found In Tenement, Apparently Dead Since Last Saturday BOUND, THEN"STABBED Ice Pick Is Death Weapon Used, Part of it Found Broken Off In Temple Os One of Gang sters’ Victims New York, June 13 (AP) —The trail of a murder mob, hunte dfor a dozen recent homicides, wa sfreshly red to day with the blood of a triple slay ing. The bodies were found late last night in a $6-a-week flat of an East 65th street tenement. Each had been stabbed in the chest. The death weapon Was an ice pick. Part of it was found, broken off in the temple of one of the victims. Identifications were made by fing erprint records. The dead known to police as petty racketeers, were: Charles Cabrice, Salvator Tule mello and Louis Sally. AJI flbre ewere expensively and classily dressed, in sharp contrast to the plainness of the flat. They had been dead: probably since Saturday. They must haw been murdtered. police said, not many hours after the slay ing of three other gangsters last Fri day.' The manner of their deaths was similar in some respects to several others i n recent weeks. Each 'had been trussed and gagged. Adhesive tape sealed shut their eyes and mouths, lit Was thus —gagged, trussed and blindfolded —that they met their death unable to see the arms lifted against them and unable to defend themselves, even if they had. f 1 1 *.i I§, 1 Rooseveit Asks Mortgage Owners To Wait New Law Washington, June 13.—(AP)'— President Roosevelt, in signing the home mortgage re-financing mortgage bill today, asked cre d tors to abstain from foreclosing proceedings until the legislation gets into operation. “I appeal to mortgage creditors” he said, “and all others who have claims against home owners, and ask them until full opportunity has been given to make effective the refinancing provisions of the home mortgage act, that they ab stain from bringing foreclosure proceedings, and that they abstain from seeking to dispossess the home owners who are in debt to them. Mr. Roosevelt signed the bill allowing owners of mortgages on homes up to $20,000 to exchange this paper for government bonds at an interest rate of five per cent, in the presence of the home loan bank board, which will ad minister the act. WE4THIR FOR NORH CAROLINA. Fair, cooler tonight; Wednes day fair, slowly rising tempera ture in interior. ( . . HENDERSON, N. C„ TUESDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 13, 1933 U. S. Delegation at London Economic Conference HNHkP' '■ Senator : 1 jm iH / Til till an ,:-4 BHBR i%BB B Bkißß « HaU'h \V. Morrison Reprwentative McßeynoM, Accompanied by a retinue of specia lists technical experts, legal and fi nancial advisers, the American dele gation is now at the London economic conference in England, following the last minute appointments of Ralph Veterans Cut Agreement Sought; Bank Deposit Bil l Near Passage Washington, June 13.—(AP) —After a conference’ w.th President Roose velt, Democratic leaders returned to the Capitol today for a mighty effort toward reaching an agreement on the teonjtroversial legislation cutting al lowances for veterans. That was the big obstacle to an early adjournment of Congress. In dications were, however, that a rough road lay ahead for the legislation, with doubt expressed by Democratic leaders that the Senate would concur in an agreement reached by the House and President Roosevelt. Vice-President Garner; Senator Rob inson, of Arkansas, the Democratic leader; and Senator Byrnes, Demo crat, South Carolina, in charge of the Latest Addition to Striking Textile Workers Is at Charlotte j (By tne Associated Press ) Despite quick action settlements, labor unrest spread through the Car olinas today more rapidly than it could be quelled The latest addition to the group of striking textile work ers was at ihe silk hos'ery bills in Charlotte, where the management said ’a few” employees refused to wirk after seven fei.'ow workers had been discharged Strikers claimed the dismissals came because the workers had joined a union. The management retorted that lay-offs were due to putting the mill on an 80-hour week schedule, instead of the full day and flight shift “in kepeing with the spirit of the nation industrial act.” Eugene Meyer Is New Purchaser of Washington Post Washington, June 13.—(AP) — The Washington Post, long the property of the celebrated McLean family, now belongs to Eugene Meyer, who until a month ago was governor of the Federal Reserve Board. Meyer announced his sole owner ship last night after a District of Columbia court had ratified the sale of the property to a previously uniden tiffed bidder for $825,000. j W. Morrison, retired banker of San j antonio < Texas., and Senator James j Couzems, cf Michigan. Other delegates ; previously namedj include Secretary lof State Cordell Hull, chairman; i James M. Cox, former governor of veterans biil, called at the White House. Departing for the Senate, they de clined to disclose their strategy, but suggested that events be watched closely in the ensuing hours. No predictions on adjournment were made. HOUSE ADOPTS DEPOSIT BANK DEPOSIT MEASURE Washington, June 13.—(AP)— The House this afternoon adopted the compromise Glass-Steagall reform in surance deposit bill, sending it to the Senate, where uick acceptance of the conference agreement also was ex pected'by the leaders. That President Roosevelt will ac-- cept the revised measure is being Max Schmeling To Marry In Germany, Then Return Here New York, June 13 (AP) —Max Schm'elirtg is going back to Germany to marry the girl he fell in love with* just through seeing her in the moving pictures.| She is Annie Gndra, blonde 23-year-old musical comedy and film star. , , They will b e miarried, Scbmeling said in July at the German heavy weight’s estate near Berlin. "Perahps I will bring her here with me in September, whe n I com e back th fight again,” Ihe said. “Jack Demp sey has promised to give me another chance at Max Baer, either in Sept ember here, or in Miami or California in February. lam going to keep on fighting and win back the heavy weight championship. ” American Airmen In Safe Landing In Haiti Capital Port-au-Prince, Haiti June 13 (AP) —Captain J. Errol Boyd and two companions landed safely today in Port-au-Prince from St. Marc, Haiti, where they were forced down last night after flying 2,471 miles non stop from New York. Boyd, Robert G. Lyon, the co-pilot, andH. P. Davis, observer were dirty and tired, for they had had no sleepl since Saturday night, to speak of. “It was a hard trip with bad wea ther, rain an dfog most of Sunday night,” Boyd said. “We encountered' head winds, sometimes 50 miles an hour v on Monday near Cuba, and; there were tropical rai n storms.” J Ohio, vice chairman; Senator Key ' Pittmian, chairman of the Senate For- eign Relations Committee, and Con j gressman Sam D. Mcßeynolds of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee. taken for granted, in view of the in terest he took in formulation of ttye compromise after weeks of deadlock between conferees of the two congres sional branches. Final acceptance of the bill in such >a ready manner was expected in the House, but the outlook was uncertain in the Senate until midday at which time pronpanents of more changes ap parently gave in. In the' extreme effor to get adourn ment last Saturday, friends of the legislation feared it would be crowd ed out, but in the several days since, it was found possible to get together in away to satisfy both sides of the argument. The House vote was 191 to 6 to ac cept the conference report. HfIBBMT Cities and Counties Seek Separate Units To Raise Local Taxes DiiMy Dispatch Bureau, In the Sir Walter Hotel. BY J. C. BASKEUVIIX. Raleigh, June 13. —Most of the meeting of the State School Com mission here today was given over to hearing delegations from various cities and counties that want to be Set up as separate administrative these hearings in time, it hopes to be table to pass on more of the applica tions that have already been filed and announce some additional cities and towns as approved units. One of the larger delegations here today was from Asheville, presenting its claims and setting forth its desires as to how much territory should be included within the limits to be de signated by the commission. Another delegation is here from Bladen coun ty, asking that the entire county be set up as an administrative district, with all the schools in the towns as well as those in the rural section all under the same superintendent and as a part of the same unit. New Han over county has already asked that it be permitted to do this, so that all the Wilmington schools as well as all others in the county will under the same supervision and all a part of the same system. The school commission is encoun ter. ng increased opposition from some seeLons to its plans for chang ing the boundaries of the various ad (Continued on page Three ), PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT BUNDAY. DEBTOR BLOC SEEN FORMING TO COMPEL SETTLEMENT BY U. S. Americans Asked To Quit Parleys Washington, June 13 (AP)—Ame rica’s spokesmen at the London eci >nmic o Inference were advised today in the Senate by Lewis, of Illinois, the Democratic wliiy to walk out on the conclave rather th:u to permit discussion there of war debts. THREE CONVICTS M 'Two In Roanoke Rapids Hospital Reported In Critical (Plight ATTEMPTED TO ESCAPE Three Otheirs Joined in Break For Liberty; Get Guard’s Gun But He Recovers It And Thin Opens Fire Raleigh, June 13.—(AP) —Two State convicts were seriously wounded to day and a third was shot in the leg during an escape attempt and free for-aii fight at Caledonia pris->r t far.u in H'dif; x county. Officials of Central Prison here were notified of th? trouble this aft ernoon. It was reported that no pri soners escaped Stanley Hodges, sent to prison from Gaston county in 1930, t 0 serve 14 to 25 years for store-breaking and lar ceny, and Louis Pennington, convicted in Cumberland county in March, 1933, for murder and given six to ten years, were shot in the chest and are in a Roanoke Rapids hospital in a serious condition. Louis Smith, sent up from Colum 'bus county in January to serve seven to ten years for store-breaking and larceny, was hit in the leg when fired at by a guard. Threa other prisoners olned with the three injured men in escape at tempt. They were J. B. Owens, of Transylvania; Tate Stanley, of On flow, and Oliver Ferguson, of Rock ingham, all serving maximum terms of five years each. The six prisoners attacked and at first ovei-powered Overseer Whitley, taking his pistol. Wliitley recovered his gun during the scuffle and open ed fire on Hodges and Pennington, wounding both. Other guards aided him in quelling the uprising. APPOINTMENTS BY I GOVFPNOR PLEASE Few Surprises In Filling Big Jobs and Harmony Is Expected Dally IMipnteh Bur*>nn. Tn the Sir Walter Hotel. rr J c. BA®KKRVII,L. Raleigh, June 13. —Much commen dation is still being heard of the ap pointments made so far by Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus, although most pf them followed out the predictions that had been made in the newspapers Almost the only surprise in the en tire batch was the appointment of Pr. M.-e. S. Noble, Jr., for several years associated with the State De partment of Public Instruction, as executive assistant commissioner of revenue. No one here seems to know yet ust what this job is, except that he will rank next to Commissioner of •Revenue A. J. Maxwell. The reappointment of Maxwell as commissioner of revenue, however, seems to have met with the approval of almost every one, since the ability and efficiency of Commissioner Max well are recognized throughout the State. The fact that Governor Eh ringhaus reappointed Maxwell to this post despit? the fact that Maxwell was one of his opponents for the nomination for governor in the pri mary last spring has won admiration (Continued on Page Three.) a PAGES o TODAY FIVE CENTS COPY Sensation Follows Sensation During Day’s Session of London Economic Conference SPEAKERS JOIN IN M’DONALD DEMANDS Hull and Most Others of American Delegation Ab sent from Session, Due to Delay in Writing Hull’s Speech; No American Ans wer to Demands Made London, June 13.—(AP)—The de velopment of a European bloc of debtor nations to force America to settle the war debts question imme diately was predicted today by close observers at the world economic con ference, as leading delegates took the floor to expound the views of their governments. Sensation followed sensation in the morning session, which met in a state of excitement as a result of the war debts crisis, with which the British cabinet was struggling today. First Secretary of State Hull, wh« was to deliver the first speech, did not appear, and Premier Daladier, of France, took ht? place. The word from American delega tion headquarters was that there had been a delay in preparing Mr. Hull’s speech. It. was decided that the debt crisis had anything to do with the delay, ta 1 though it was understood that the Americans did discuss the debt em broglio, which Premier MacDonald, of Great Br.tain, chairman of the par ley, precipitated yesterday by raising the question of inter-governmental debts on the floor of the conference against (he wishes of America. Then Finance Minister Jung, of Italy, and General Jan Christian Smuts, of the Union of South Africa, took the floor, and, in substance, reiterated MacDonald’s controversy (Continued on Page Three.) DECREASE SHOWN IN COTTONSEED TOTALS Washington, June 13. —(AP)—Cot- tonseed crushed in the ten months period August 1 to May 31 was re ported today by the Census Buerau to have aggregated 4,236.077 to?**, compared with 5,124,180 tons for tha same period a year ago, and cotton seed on hand at mills May 31 was 447,894 tons, compared with 400,375 tons a year ago. Spat With French Had By Mr. Hull France Insists On Chairmanship Os Money Committee, U. S. Demands It London, June 13.—(AP)—Secre tary of State Cordell Hull, who remained away from the world economic conference all day, left his hotel this afternoon after the conference had adourned, and hurried to a secret meeting of the steering committee of the parley. A battle which may do much to determine the extent of America’s participation in the conference proceeded behind the closed doors of the steer ng committe’s room- The French insisted that the chairmanship of the monetary committee should go to a gold standard country, presumably to their own finance minister, Geor ges Bonet, and Mr. Hull was ust as insistent that the original in tention of naming James M. Cox, Amercan delegate, be carried out. The steering committee ad journed without selecting the committee heads. The battle w m be carried over until tomorrow.